Woman's robe of twilled, cerise silk embroidered with butterflies in shades of magenta, poison green, shades of purple and strong blue. Shaped collar band, skirt borders, and sleeve bands of black satin ebmbroidered with butterflies in colors. Wide cuffs, of white silk also embroidered with butterflies. Lining of thin blue silk.

Robe, 19th century

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The John R. Van Derlip Fundexpand_more  42.8.244

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Details
Title
Robe
Role
Artist
Dimension
L.54-7/8 in.
Accession Number
42.8.244
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Woman's robe of twilled, cerise silk embroidered with butterflies in shades of magenta, poison green, shades of purple and strong blue. Shaped collar band, skirt borders, and sleeve bands of black satin ebmbroidered with butterflies in colors. Wide cuffs, of white silk also embroidered with butterflies. Lining of thin blue silk.